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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-16994: kernel: Memory leak in sit_init_net() in net/ipv6/sit.c

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-16994: kernel: Memory leak in sit_init_net() in net/ipv6/sit.c

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/30/2019
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.0, a memory leak exists in sit_init_net() in net/ipv6/sit.c when register_netdev() fails to register sitn->fb_tunnel_dev, which may cause denial of service, aka CID-07f12b26e21a.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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